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UAE Union Day: Top 5 destinations for holidaymakers

Travellers are opting for more alternative international destinations when it comes to the upcoming long weekend break.

UAE dominates corporate aviation in MENA, says aviation body

Business or corporate aviation in the Middle East and North Africa is still predominantly taking place within the UAE, says the Middle East and North Africa Business Aviation Association

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Etihad’s new premium lounges at Terminal A: Here’s what you can expect

Located between Piers C and D on the north side of Terminal A, the lounges are spread across three levels

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Travellers put off holiday trips to Middle East as Israel crisis rages

Leisure travel demand to the region was hit after the Israel crisis broke out on October 7

Digital nomad visas: Close to 50% of all global destinations offer DNVs

Digital nomad visas: Close to 50% of all global destinations offer DNVs, says UNWTO

A digital nomad visa allows individuals to live and work overseas while maintaining employment or conducting freelance work in their home or another country

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Dubai 2023-24 cruise season: Emirate welcomes Resilient Lady from Virgin Voyages

The call is one of a number of international cruise liners set to arrive at Dubai Harbour during this year’s cruise season, with 300,000 passengers and 49 ship calls

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Air Arabia launches direct flights between Sharjah and Giza City

Sphinx International Airport marks Air Arabia’s fourth destination in Egypt from Sharjah

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UK visas: Fees set to rise from October 4, here are the details

The rise in fees mean that the cost for a visit visa for less than six months is rising by GBP15 to GBP115 (around Dhs514)

Abu Dhabi to debut inaugural Travel and Tourism Week

Abu Dhabi’s debut Travel & Tourism Week set to drive growth

The platform is set to further enhance the city’s business and leisure tourism industries while advancing economic growth

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Insight: Embracing the future of business travel

We explore key trends that are reshaping the landscape of business travel

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Oman visa-free entry: Check list to see countries that qualify

Nationals of 103 countries and regions are exempt from entry visas for stays up to 14 days

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United, Emirates expand codeshare network; add 8 new Mexican cities

Mexico is the first country outside of the US to be included in Emirates’ codeshare network with United

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Abu Dhabi: ADNEC’s Tourism 365 launches charter flights to these countries

This new service is poised to increase visitor arrivals to the UAE

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Experience unforgettable memories with AFC Holidays travel packages from UAE

From the UAE to destinations across the globe, AFC Holidays redefines the way you experience travel and create moments that you will treasure forever

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Google Flights helps you book cheap tickets: Here’s how

The tech giant has unveiled a new feature that indicates when fares have been the lowest for their chosen travel dates and destinations

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Insights: Safeguarding against online identity theft during travel

We look at top eight cyber travel tips to keep in mind when travelling

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Travel will represent a $15.5tn economy by 2033

The report by World Travel & Tourism Council reveals the top five most powerful travel and tourism economies as of 2022 in terms of GDP contribution

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This GCC airline is offering up to a 50% discount on tickets

Customers have to book tickets between August 17-30, with the validity for travel being between September to November

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DCT Abu Dhabi, Air France-KLM partner to boost connectivity

The partnership expands Abu Dhabi’s global connectivity through daily flights to Paris

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Saudi Arabia expands visitor e-visa to eight additional countries

Nationals of these countries can apply for a Saudi visitor visa ahead of their journey via the official e-visa portal

Etihad Airways adds Boston to its US network

Etihad Airways adds Boston to its US network

The airline will operate flights to Boston four times a week with its Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft

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Ready for a low-carbon, high-impact summer trip?

Beyond cycling, hiking and other sweat-inducing activities, here are some ideas for travellers to lower their carbon footprint this summer

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UAE among top 3 most popular destinations during H1 2023, reveals Global Hotel Alliance

With H1 total revenues topping $1.2bn across GHA’s diverse portfolio of 800 hotels across 40 brands in 100 countries, July and August results are expected to break records

Emirates connects 800 cities via partner deals

Emirates connects 800 cities via partner deals

The carrier plans to continue to evolve its partnership strategy by advancing many of its interline partnerships to full-fledged codeshare agreement

Emirates unveils on-demand charter service

UAE, GCC travellers can now book charter flights with Emirates

The service allows customers to fly to several GCC destinations both within and outside of the carrier’s network

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5 handy gadgets that will make your summer travels more fun

With a little planning, you can have everything you need to make the most of your summer vacation

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Travelling during Eid Al-Adha holidays? Follow these guidelines from Dubai Airports

Dubai International Airport will welcome an estimated 3.5 million guests through its doors between June 20 and July 3, with average total daily traffic reaching 252,000

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Summer travel 2023: flydubai expects over 4.5 million passengers during season

The carrier will start operating to nine seasonal summer destinations from June 21 onwards

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Dubai Airports has taken these steps to help Hajj travellers

Hajj travellers have been advised to ensure the validity of all their travel documents, including passport, Emirates ID, and Hajj permit prior to arriving at the airport

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This airline is offering 20% discount on tickets for a limited period

All guests booking their tickets between June 12 and 14 can enjoy the discount to different destinations across the airline’s network